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16 Talibans killed in Afghanistan

IANS  |  Kabul 

Afghan forces killed 16 militants and injured 19 others while evicting them from several villages in Dand-e-Ghori area in province, police said Thursday.

"The security forces have recaptured several villages including the main base of rebels over the past four days," told

Dand-e-Ghori was captured by two years ago and since then has been regarded as a Taliban stronghold in the northern province.

The ongoing operations against the Taliban in Dand-e-Ghori would last until the area was cleansed of the insurgents, Sari said.

Taliban militants were yet to comment on the development.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 11:48 IST
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